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Shriver advances to diving regional

Senior Karen Shriver finished runner-up at Saturday’s sectional and advanced to the Plainfield diving regional, helping lead the New Palestine girls swimming team to a fifth-place finish at Saturday’s New Palestine sectional. Shriver tallied a score of 354.0, finishing just 1.05 points back of the sectional champion, Erica Lucas of Centerville. The Dragons had three

Clevenger wins regional title, wrestlers advance three

Richard Clevenger added to his sectional title Saturday with a regional championship, as he swept the field at the Perry Meridian regional to win the 195-pound title. Clevenger won a 7-2 decision over Warren Central’s D’Aris McCloud in the championship match to claim the regional title. Earlier in the day, he won with two falls

Girls basketball to play for sectional title

The New Palestine girls basketball team used a big second-quarter run to seize the lead and then kept Pendleton Heights at arm’s length throughout the second half en route to a 58-50 victory. The Dragons (16-7) advance to face Anderson (15-10) at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the sectional final at the Tiernan Center in Richmond.

Boys basketball wins fourth straight

The New Palestine boys basketball team started with a 10-point run and never looked back Thursday, beating Perry Meridian 63-42. The Dragons opened the game with a 10-0 run. Perry Meridian never cut the lead closer than six the rest of the way. NP finished the first quarter with a 6-0 run to go up

Girls basketball opens sectional with victory over MV

The New Palestine girls basketball team ended one of the state’s longest active winning streaks, using a strong second half to seize a 41-32 victory over Mt. Vernon Wednesday in the Richmond sectional. The Dragons (16-7) advance to face Pendleton Heights in Friday’s 7:30 p.m. semifinal. Points were at a premium in the first half,

Big finish propels boys basketball to victory

The New Palestine boys basketball team used a big finish¬†Tuesday to win its second consecutive road game, beating Beech Grove 65-64. With the Dragons trailing 62-60 late, Steele Brasfield hit a 3-pointer to give NP the edge. Beech Grove’s Jajuan Allison and Jadyn Curry hit back-to-back hoops to give the Hornets the lead at 64-63.

Swimmers split with Bears

The New Palestine boys swim team faced two kinds of bears Tuesday in a triple-dual meet at Shelbyville. The Dragons beat the Lawrence Central Bears 54-48, but fell to the Shelbyville Golden Bears 59-44. Winners for the Dragons were Colin Stacey in diving, Damon Estes in the 100 butterfly and Quincy Shirk in the 100 backstroke.

Gymnasts down Noblesville

The New Palestine gymnastics team posted a 102.675-82.825 victory Tuesday at Noblesville. The Dragons won two events. Grace Shanahan won bars with an 8.875, while Kennedy Garrett won beam with a 9.3. Addie Halter led the Dragons on floor with an 8.8, with Garrett third and Shanahan fourth. On beam, Shanahan was third and Emma

Dragon hoops preview: at Beech Grove, vs. Perry Meridian

The New Palestine boys basketball team plays its only two midweek games of the season this week, as it travels to Beech Grove for a Tuesday tilt, then hosts Perry Meridian Thursday. Tuesday is a matchup of conference leaders, as the HHC co-leading Dragons face the Indiana Crossroads Conference leaders. The Dragons enter the week

Boys swimmers split with Greenwood, Roncalli

The New Palestine boys swim team split a triple-dual meet Monday with Roncalli and Greenwood. The Dragons beat Greenwood 52-49 and fell to Roncalli 54-47. Winners for the Dragon boys were Jack Schwartz in the 100 freestyle, Austin Lines in diving, Kyle Ellis in the 100 butterfly and Quincy Shirk in the 100 backstroke, Finishing